Five Minutes With…Eddie Gough


Name, role and department:
Eddie Gough, Architectural Assistant, Estates.

How long have you been at Manchester Met:
Roughly 14 months.

Favourite thing about the University:
Free Yoga!… and my colleagues of course.

A typical working day:
After cycling in, I would usually spend most of the morning either meeting clients on site or creating design packages for various types of constructions works, which are needed around the campus.
Lunchtimes usually consist of either going swimming or heading the lunchtime fitness classes available.
Feeling energized after my lunchtime activities, I continue working projects in the afternoon. I suppose it is a pretty normal working day.

What are you reading, watching or listening to at the moment:
Listening to a lot of Daughter, their new album is really good.

Favourite place in the region:
Fallowfield! I am still a student at heart.

Person you would most like to meet, past or present:
I’d love to go raving with Annie Mac, because she is the ultimate babe.

What items would take on a desert island and why:
Massive sound system, because who really could live without music.

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